Title
Awarding Body
Date & Time
Location
Registration dates
Price
Seats Limit
HealthCare Leadership
20 CME Accreditation
01-02 / March / 2019 Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Crown Plaza Bahrain
Early registration close: 28 / February / 2019
Late registration close: 01 / March / 2019
Early: 590 Bahraini Dinar / 5900 Saudi Riyal
Late: 670 Bahraini Dinar / 6700 Saudi Riyal
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Course #1: Leadership Introduction & Strategic Leadership: 01-02 March 2019 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course #2: Leadership in Action I & II: 22-23 March 2019 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course #3: Leading an Organization with Purpose: 19-20 April 2019 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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The main aim of the programme is to provide a useful, practical introduction to Healthcare Leadership to meets the needs of working healthcare professionals who want to strengthen their own performance or who want to assume a leadership position within a health care organization.

Designed for working professionals, graduates who are or want to be in mid-level management positions, the programme enables managers to strengthen the performance of employees who report to them. In addition, it provides an understanding of how their function serves the over-all goals of the healthcare organizationthey work for.

The Professional Diploma in Healthcare Leadership programme that provides students with an opportunity to enrich their knowledge and skills in the fast-growing field of healthcare. It provides curriculum in areas of general leadership such as interpersonal communication, team building and change strategies. It also provides specific curriculum in healthcare topics such as medical ethics and international medical law, regulation and policy, and healthcare finance and budgeting.
  • Develop and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Expand healthcare & clinical leadership skills
  • Use systems-based practice to understand the various impacts of social cultural, emotional, and economic, etc.) on health care
  • Develop and demonstrate interprofessional competencies
  • Successfully complete a scholarly project based on experiences
Upon program completion of the program students will be able to:
  • Understand main issues of Healthcare Leadership
  • Expanding the program’s participants knowledge on healthcare leadership
  • Developing ability to successfully lead a healthcare organisation
  • Develop and demonstrate interprofessional competencies
  • Understanding applicable leadership tools to improve performance
  • Strengthening ability to be a team member in an organisation leadership team
  • Hospital/Primary Healthcare Directors
  • Medical Directors
  • Healthcare Administrative Directors
  • Senior Physicians/Dentists/Pharmacists Who Plan to Embark on Leadership Positions
  • Senior Nursing Member of Staff
  • Professionals who have planned to embark on Leadership positions in the future.
  1. An Accredited University Degree in a Healthcare-related discipline with at least 2 years field experience.
  2. Competency in English Language.
Participants are requested to attend at least 80% of the program sessions in order to be able to take part in the final examination. There will be a strict registration system for each session.

Participants who successfully pass (60% of the total mark) the examination will be awarded a Professional Diploma in healthcare leadership.
Different teaching methodologies are used according to course content and outcomes such as:- Traditional teaching methods (lectures – presentation), Problem based learning (PBL), Team- based learning (TBL), Laboratory practice, and Training application.

ASSESSMENT:
The Assessment would be either of the two:

  1. A Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) of 60 questions (60%) and an Assignment of 40% assisted by a faculty
  2. An MCQs of 100 questions (100%)
  • 1st Course: Leadership Introduction & Strategic Leadership: 01-02 March 2019 - 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • 2nd Course: Leadership in Action I & II: 22-23 March 2019 - 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • 3rd Course: Leading an Organization with Purpose: 19-20 April 2019 - 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Location: Crown Plaza Hotel, Manama-Bahrain
The American University of RAK (AURAK), in the UAE: Participant who successfully complete the requirements will be awarded with Professional Diploma in healthcare leadership.

About Aurak

American University of RAK is a government university and in June 2017 The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in the United States has granted candidacy status for accreditation to the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK). This status has been achieved by the university in the Middle East for the first time exhibiting AURAK leading position as a young but a fastest-growing university in the Arab World.
  • Registration Fees: (Fees Include: Study Materials, Diploma Certificate, Lunch & Refreshments)

    ** Early Registrations avaiable till 10-February-2019

    • Healthcare Professional Diploma

      Early Registration:
      Late Registration:

    • Not Include Rooms, Special Discount Available for Room Reservation at Crown Plaza

Dr.Howard Scott Podolsky

  • MD; JD; MBA; FCLM






Dr.Farry Bruce Jeffrey

  • M.Med. Sci, Ph.D., FIBMS, SAC Dip, IOSH Cert. CPTQM
  • Professor for United Arab Emirates University.
  • Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, King's Center for Professional Development.






Course 1. Leadership: Background & Introduction

  • An Introduction to Leadership: An Emphasis on Healthcare (2 Hours)
  • Management & Leadership: Are they the same? Similarities & Differences (1 Hour)
  • Contemporary Theories of Management & Leadership (3 Hours)


Course 2. Strategic Leadership

  • Effective Strategic Leadership I: Principles of Strategy (2 Hours)
  • Effective Strategic Leadership II: Theory to Practice (2 Hours)
  • Effective Strategic Leadership III: Developing a Strategic Plan for Healthcare (2 Hours)


Course 3. Leadership in Action I

  • Policy-making, Policy & Procedure Development for Healthcare Leaders (2 Hours)
  • Developing an Organizational Chart for a Hospital & a Primary Healthcare (2 Hours)
  • Developing Practical Leadership Experience: Workshop (2 Hours)


Course 4. Leadership in Action II

  • Leading Quality with Confidence: Healthcare Accreditation as Practical Side of Healthcare Quality
  • Financial Management & Budgeting for Healthcare Leaders (3 Hours)
  • Medical Law & Ethics in for Healthcare Leaders (3 Hours)


Course 5. Leadership in Action III

  • Emotional Intelligence & Primal Leadership for Healthcare Leaders (2 Hours)
  • Culture, Cultural Intelligence & Role of Culture in Healthcare (1 Hour)
  • Action-centred Leadership (ACL) (1 Hour)
  • Communication, Team-building & Team-working in Healthcare (2 Hours)


Course 6. Leading an Organisation with Purpose

  • Financial Management & Budgeting in Healthcare Leaders (2 Hours)
  • Medical Law & Ethics in for Healthcare Leaders (2 Hours)
  • Clinical Leadership & Clinical Leadership Competency Framework (2 Hours)



* A 60-minute examination will be held examining students by a 60-MCQ set of questions

1. WHAT QUALIFICATIONS ARE PREREQUISITE TO REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAMME?

A. Holders of a healthcare-related field with at least 2 years’ experience are eligible to register for the course.



2. IN ADDITION TO MY DEGREE IN HEALTCARE, WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM?

A. Competence in English is a MUST as all lectures and workshops are in English.



3. WHAT WILL I BE AWARDED AFTER SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM?

A. After the lectures and training workshops, there will be a one hour written examination with the candidates who successfully complete it being awarded a ‘Professional Diploma in Healthcare leadership’ issued by American University, RAK Campus.



4. HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO BE TRAINED FOR BEFORE I GET THE PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA?

A. The program is an intensive training program useful for working healthcare professionals. There are 36 hours of face-to-face training carried out over five full days, in addition to a one-day revision and workshop bringing the total length of the program to six days. For developing a relevant assignment for leadership of a healthcare institution, participants should develop a plan on their own time under supervision of a faculty Member.



5. HOW IS THE TRAINING PROGRAMME ORGANISED?

A. There will be six days of lecture/training or workshops that will take place on a weekend day (Friday or Saturday)..



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